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Publications

The Center for Rural Health produces publications of several types, including maps and presentations.

2018

Custody of Grandchildren: Information for Grandparents
When grandparents are considering having custody of grandchildren, many things should be considered and this guide outlines those considerations.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): NIEJI
Date: July 2018
Type: Resource
Grandparent Preparedness Checklist
This document provides a checklist for considering taking on responsibility of raising grandchildren.
Project: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Author(s): NIEJI
Date: July 2018
Type: Resource
Connect and Engage
Critical Access Hospitals in North Dakota are using telehealth and technology to connect and reconnect to meet the needs of their rural patients.
Author(s): Kusler, S.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: June 2018
Type: Article
Stirring Things Up: CRH Founder Is a Mover and Shaker in Rural Healthcare
As a University of North Dakota student, founder director of the Center for Rural Health, and consultant, Dr. Kevin Fickenscher likes to stir things up.
Author(s): Haugen, B.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: June 2018
Type: Article
A Medical Journalist Insider
Dr. Kay Miller Temple is a medical writer for Rural Health Information Hub. She is also a physician with over 30 years of experience. That, coupled with her rural upbringing, helps her research and write articles with a unique perspective on complex rural health issues.
Author(s): Leier, M.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: May 2018
Type: Article
Rural Health Research Recap - Opioid Use and Treatment Availability
Examines opioid use in rural communities as well as the perceived need for and use of treatment for opioid use disorder.
Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
Author(s): Schroeder, S.
Date: January 2018
Type: Fact Sheet

2017

Brain Injury Survivor Helps Others
Matt White is a brain injury survivor interning at the North Dakota Brain Injury Network. He's using his experience to help others dealing with similar situations.
Author(s): Leier, M.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: September 2017
Type: Article
Defining Systems to Evaluate System Efficiency and Effectiveness
Article focuses on the application of systems thinking, systems theory and systems evaluation theory (SET) in evaluating of modern day systems efficiency and effectiveness.
Author(s): Renger, R., Foltysova, J., Renger, J., Booze, W.
Publication: Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 17(3), 4-13
Date: August 2017
Type: Journal Article
Giving Native Elders a Voice
Sloan Henry co-hosted a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. It was a chance for Native elders to voice concerns to tribal leaders and the community.
Author(s): Leier, M.
Publication: Focus on Rural Health
Date: August 2017
Type: Article
Scrubs Project Report
Project report for Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy.
Projects: Area Health Education Center Program, Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Program, State Office of Rural Health
Author(s): Nissen, K.
Date: August 2017
Type: Report